Yesterday we learned that Exxon will ban The Guardian newspaper from attending its annual general meeting for what it callsRead more
There are so many hopeful alternative power technologies that 100% renewable is possible in the very near future. This isRead more
VWs, I used to love them. But how can I now? How can anyone? Manipulating emissions tests? Wow? That’s theRead more
In the days after the Group of Seven (G7) announced 2100 decarbonization, I have written more than a few articles,Read more
I am told we should applaud the recent announcement by G8 leader on ending carbon use by 2100. We should do so because it is a truly moment of unity on a crucible of our age.
The G8 leaders have put the strongest rhetorical line in the sand threatening to push and that is very good but words alone will not be strong enough to easily and quickly overcome entitlements, national self-interest, market inertia, influential, obstinate, well-financed vested interests, and cheaper fossil fuels.
The problem, most inconveniently, is now however and not in 85, not in 50, not even in 30 years. Until we seen swift effective action we must assume G8 leaders are simply punting to those next in line.Read more